Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S3/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS3/73
Cruise period1973-04-06 — 1973-05-03
Port of departureGibraltar, Gibraltar
Port of returnPonta Delgada, Portugal
ObjectivesGeology and geophysics near the Horseshoe Seamounts, 400 miles west of Gibraltar, and in an area 300 miles SE of San Miguel (Azores).
Chief scientistDrummond Hoyle Matthews (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S3/73 cruise report shackleton3_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.53 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Strait of Gibraltar (Mediterranean Sea)
SpecificHorseshoe Seamounts
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S3/73 cruise track — shackleton3_73trk.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - rockQuantity: 27
Description: short cores
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: measured over all of the track
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: 435
Seismic refractionQuantity: 4
Magnetic measurementsDescription: measured over part of the track only